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Soldier profiles

Name : SMART, LIONEL WILLIAM THOMSON
Service Number : VX21876
Date of Birth : 17/02/1916
Place of Birth : ARARAT, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment : DAIRY & LAND FARMING
Date of Enlistment : 06/06/1940
Locality on Enlistment : MALVERN, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : SMART, SUSIE
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : PRIVATE
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) :
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War : N/A
Actions : N/A
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : N/A
Date Died : 21/10/1940
Age at Death : 24
Community Roll of Honour : MALVERN (VIC)
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : ST. KILDA GENERAL CEMETERY, MELBOURNE, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA. WESLEYAN PLOT. COMPT. C. GRAVE 16. / AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL COMMEMORATIVE AREA PANEL 73
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : 21/10/1940 / ILLNESS / VICTORIA?, AUSTRALIA
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : Australian War Memorial Death Circular
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6206764 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Commonwealth War Graves Commission,   Australian War Memorial,   Past article (size 62kB),   Death notice (The Argus 21/10/1942),   Death notice (The Argus 21/10/1944)

Background : Son of Thomas Henry and Susan Golding Smart, of Malvern. Brother of Stuart Henry Thomas Smart (sapper with 2/20 Australian Infantry Battalion P.O.W. in Malaya). Brother of Mrs. W. J. Downie. Uncle of Margot, Pam and Elizabeth.